2012, Feb. 1: Magellan+Workshop Series program: Call for Proposal

ECORD/ICDP – MagellanPlus Workshop Series Program

The Magellan+ Workshop Series Program supports workshops that are expected to lead to high-quality, new and innovative science. A maximum of three workshops will be organized each year. The Magellan+ Workshop Series has two calls annually; deadlines are February 1st and July 1st. Proposals are reviewed by the Magellan+ Steering Committee (MSC), with the advice of external reviewers where applicable. Proponents will be notified of the outcome within two months following the submission deadline.
The ECORD/ICDP Magellan+ Workshop Series Program invites proposals from potential organizers of workshops to be held no later than December 2012.
Magellan+ would particularly welcome proposals for workshops that integrate scientific marine and continental coring with scientific topics such as: Earth’s Surface Environmental Change, Processes and Effects; the Deep Biosphere & Sub-Seafloor Ocean, as well as Solid Earth Cycles & Geodynamics, as outlined in the science plans of IODP and ICDP.


The contribution of the Magellan+ Workshop Series will not exceed 15,000 Euros per workshop. The proponent is encouraged to seek co-funding from other sources.


Proposals must include:
  1. Short summary (max 500 characters) stating the purpose of the proposed workshop, its location and expected impact.
  2. Full description (max 2 pages) of the proposed workshop outlining the purpose, rationale, expected impact and number of participants
  3. Preliminary workshop program
  4. List of expected participants
  5. Full budget for the workshop
  6. CV (max. 1 page) plus a list of international, peer-reviewed publications for the last 5 years, of main applicant.
Proposals must be submitted as a single, combined pdf-document as an email attachment to: magellan.plus@bgr.de
The deadline for applications is 01 February 2012.
For further information please contact Magellan+ via: magellan.plus@bgr.de or go to ESSAC homepage.